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Tupistra cardinalis (Asparagaceae), a new species from limestone areas in northern Vietnam

LEONID V. AVERYANOV, NORIYUKI TANAKA, HOANG THANH SON, KHANG SINH NGUYEN, TATIANA V. MAISAK, TIEN HIEP NGUYEN, CHING-I PENG

Abstract


Tupistra Ker Gawler (1814: 1655), which was later recircumscribed by Tanaka (2003a, 2010a), belongs to Nolinoideae of Asparagaceae (APG 2009, Chase et al. 2009). It comprises about 30 species (Tanaka 2010a, Averyanov et al. 2017, Govaerts 2017, Nguyen et al. 2017, Roy et al. 2017, Tanaka et al. 2017) distributed widely over subtropical to tropical Asia, covering Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam (Tanaka 2010a, Averyanov & Tanaka 2012, Hu et al. 2013, Vislobokov et al. 2014, Averyanov et al. 2015, 2016, 2017, Nguyen et al. 2017, Roy et al. 2017).


Keywords


Tupistra, species nova, Vietnam, plant taxonomy, Monocots

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.334.1.9

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ISSN 1179-3155 (print); ISSN 1179-3163 (online)

Published by Magnolia Press, Auckland, New Zealand